London to Host Minecraft Minecon


The popular computer game that has taken the world by storm Minecraft will be celebrated this weekend in London at the London’s Excel and Convention Center. The event known as Minecon is expected to have 10,000 fans and gameplayers gather to show their love for the block building game.

Among the events that those attending Minecon will take part is is a costume contest, a competition to see who can navigate a Minecraft map the fastest and an opportunity for fans to take part sessions on how to modify future versions of Minecraft.



Also, featured at Minecon are talks by the game developers who will discuss future plans for Minecraft including a great way to incorporate education so that playing the game Minecraft could help teach students math, history and reading skills. Also on hand will be youtube sensations who have become well known in the world of Minecraft such as The Diamond Minecrafter, Stampy and Captain Sparklez.

Fans will also have a chance to talk with coders who have worked to modify the game. They will be on hand to give tips on how to customize the game to your own specifications.


Also, Microsoft the creators of Minecraft plans to give out what they are calling golden tickets to some in attendance. This will give these lucky chosen ones a chance to try out the new Minecraft game being created for its new technology Hololens which is a virtual reality type headset.

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